Idleness and Sloth: Lead to Ruin
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Proverbs 24:30,31
I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
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Ecclesiastes 10:18
By much slothfulness the building decays; and through idleness of the hands the house drops through.
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Treatise on the Priesthood. Book iv.
... times much tact is needed on the Bishop's part, so as to lead his people ... Such arguments
are mere makeshifts and pretexts, the marks of idleness and sloth. ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/treatise on the priesthood book 4.htm

John iv. 54; v. 1
... I allowed you at the beginning to lead a life ... one enquire exactly, in other ways
also sloth is wont ... His" ( Hebrews 4:10 ): not meaning here idleness, but the ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xxxvi john iv 54.htm

The Snare of the Fowler
... that which, to a worldly man, does not lead him into ... a very high degree of pride,
Satan takes him with sloth. ... zone, must as surely perish by his idleness as if ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the snare of the fowler.htm

Rom. viii. 12, 13
... exact an account of him, accusing him of idleness and sloth? ... but even if they come
out of idleness or wilfulness ... At present if any one were to lead thee into ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xiv rom viii 12.htm

One Lion Two Lions no Lion at All
... They have a very comfortable bed of sloth upon which ... him on purpose to be the ally
of his idleness. ... among the condemned the fearful and unbelieving lead the van ...
// on proverbs/one lion two lions no.htm

A Caution against Various Temptations, by which the Young Convert ...
... a life of expense too, and may perhaps lead you, as ... secure you not only from the
snares of idleness and luxury ... me for good.' (Jer.24:6) When sloth and indolence ...
/.../the rise and progress of religion in the soul/chapter xxi a caution against.htm

A Call to Prayer and Testimony
... shall be, is no argument for our idleness, but is ... when rightly understood, never
leads to sloth: it has ... older and more advanced Christians should lead the way ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/a call to prayer and.htm

In the Creation of the World, and all Things in It, the True God ...
... madness of those who charge God with idleness in not ... my reach, I bewilder the reader,
and lead him away ... that an occasional truce is given us, indulge in sloth. ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 14 in the creation.htm

Second Tractate. On Providence (1).
... this treatment, the penalty of their sloth and self ... that by lending himself to such
idleness he has ... this raises the question: "What motive could lead the Logos ...
/.../plotinus/the six enneads/second tractate on providence 1.htm

The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to ...
... Bunyan well knew that idleness engenders poverty and crime, and ... Wilt thou yet turn
thyself in thy sloth, as the ... in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/the heavenly footman or a.htm

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